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China, Jordan hold joint anti-terrorist drills

Updated: 2012-11-16 21:22
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - China's People's Liberation Army on Friday launched joint anti-terrorist drills involving special operation forces with Jordanian Armed Forces in the Jordanian capital of Amman, according to the Foreign Affairs Office of China's Ministry of National Defense.

The 15-day drills are the first of their kind between Chinese and Jordanian armed forces, said a press release from the Foreign Affairs Office. Some 50 officers and soldiers from both sides attended.

The drills are aimed at increasing mutual understanding and trust between the two armed forces, promoting exchange and cooperation and lifting both sides' anti-terrorist capability, the press release explained.